3229.0 HIV and Policy Issues

Monday, November 9, 2009: 12:30 PM
The purpose of this session is to present HIV-related policy information and to discuss the implications for HIV prevention, HIV testing, prevention and care.
Session Objectives: 1) Describe HIV-related policy issues for individuals affected by HIV/AIDS and 2) Explain policy implications for HIV prevention, testing, and treatment.
George Clifford, PhD, MPA

12:30 PM
Influence of health knowledge in shaping political priorities: Exploring HIV/AIDS knowledge, global health, and domestic concerns
Janet Okamoto, MPH, CHES, Brett M. Mendenhall, Heather M. Cloum, Michael Toboni, MPH, Nupur Tustin, Sandra de Castro Buffington, MPH, Michelle Cantu, MPH and Thomas W. Valente, PhD
12:45 PM
Sexual health education from the perspective of school personnel: Implications for the dissemination of effective programs in middle school
Melissa Peskin, PhD, Christine Markham, PhD, Shellie Tyrrell, MSW, MPH, Kimberly Johnson, MPH, Ross Shegog, PhD, Robert Addy, PhD, Belinda Flores, MPH and Susan Tortolero, PhD
1:00 PM
1:15 PM
New HIV testing strategies: Supply chain implications
Claudia Allers, BSN, MPH, Carmit Keddem, BA, MA and Amanda Ombeva, BA

See individual abstracts for presenting author's disclosure statement and author's information.

Organized by: HIV/AIDS
Endorsed by: Community Health Workers SPIG, Socialist Caucus, Social Work

CE Credits: Medical (CME), Health Education (CHES), Nursing (CNE), Public Health (CPH)

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